Shrimp Shutdown Could Mean Cheaper Winter LobstersFresh-caught Maine lobster might be a little more affordable this winter because the continued shutdown of the state's shrimp season is keeping some lobstermen at sea deeper into the winter than usual.
Warm Ocean Waters Worry New England LobstermenOcean temperatures have been higher than normal in the Gulf of Maine, creating worries among lobstermen that there could be a repeat of last spring's early harvest that resulted in a market glut, a crash in the prices fishermen get and a blockade of Maine-caught lobsters in Canada.
Hurricane Sandy Could Threaten Winthrop's $17 Million Beach Restoration ProjectNo sooner had the town of Winthrop begun a long awaited project to reinforce Winthrop Beach, then Hurricane Sandy threatened the New England coastline.
Odd-Colored Lobsters Caught Off New England Becoming More Common?When a 100-pound shipment of lobsters arrived at Bill Sarro's seafood shop and restaurant last month, it contained six orange crustaceans that have been said to be a 1-in-10-million oddity.
Victory for lobstermen